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What is the Difference Between Non-Exempt, Exempt, Salary and Hourly?

What is the Difference Between Non-Exempt, Exempt, Salary and Hourly?

The United States department of Labor created the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) which establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees at the state and federal level. When in a work setting, companies have a few different types of employees. You have employees that are exempt and employees that are…

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Are you eligible for the Employee Retention Tax Credit?

Are you eligible for the Employee Retention Tax Credit?

What is it? The Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) is a refundable tax credit against taxes to be paid on the quarterly 941s. This tax credit is available to small businesses who have had a significant reduction in gross tax receipts between March 12, 2020 and December 31, 2021 when compared to specific periods (more…

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Is Your Business Ready For Contactless Payment Options?

Is Your Business Ready For Contactless Payment Options?

As a small business owner, you may be considering upgrading your current point of sale (POS) system to one that includes support for contactless payments. One of the challenges of COVID-19 for many business owners has been the need to sanitize between each customer or processing of cash payments with contact. Having an option to…

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What Is The Difference Between PEO and Payroll Services

What Is The Difference Between PEO and Payroll Services

As a business owner, you have many responsibilities to handle. One of the most draining elements is handling all aspects relating to payroll. It can be a daunting task. You have to determine how to pay employment taxes, ensure your employees get paid in a timely manner, and more. Thankfully, there are some services available…

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Caring For Your Employees In 2021

Caring For Your Employees In 2021

From transitioning staff to work remotely to keeping up with new and changing COVID-related compliance regulations, employers are relying on their HR teams more than ever during these uncertain and rapidly changing times. Whether you have an HR department or not, here are a few tips on caring for your employees in 2021. We are…

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3 Tips On How To Prepare Your Business For 2021

3 Tips On How To Prepare Your Business For 2021

Running a small business is a challenge. This past business year, navigating through 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge most of us were not prepared for. However, we can use what 2020 has taught us and prepare our businesses for 2021. Below are 3 tips on how to prepare your business for…

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When To Change Your PEO

When To Change Your PEO

Changing your company’s PEO For any small business, partnering with a PEO (Professional Employer Organization) can be a pivotal point in your business’s journey. A PEO like Consolidated Personnel Services provides a multitude of resources such as Payroll Administration, Worker’s Compensation Insurance & Claims, Benefits and Human Resources. As your company’s needs change or you…

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How CPS, Inc. Helped Employers Through COVID-19

How CPS, Inc. Helped Employers Through COVID-19

COVID-19 brought along a host of challenges for businesses all over America. From mandatory closures to new mandates to follow, there was a plethora of information to sort through. Thankfully, companies who had partnered with us at Consolidated Personnel Services were in good hands, both in terms of information and actionable steps they were able…

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Basics of Starting a New Business: How a PEO Can Help

Basics of Starting a New Business: How a PEO Can Help

Starting a new business is an exhilarating yet harrowing experience, especially in today’s uncertain economy. Thankfully, there are some ways to make the process easier, such as partnering with a PEO (Professional Employer Organization) like Consolidated Personnel Services. The following are some notable areas where you can implement the services of a PEO as you…

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Workers’ Compensation and Who is Required to Have it

Workers’ Compensation and Who is Required to Have it

Workers’ Compensation is a type of insurance commonly called workers’ comp or workmans’ comp. It is designed to give employees benefits if they are injured on the job or fall ill due to their working environment. Understanding policy administration for workers’ compensation is one of the most confusing and frustrating aspects of running a business.…

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